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September 2021

Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness among Older Adults in Post COVID Era

Thursday, September 30, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
ONLINE
Free

The Alberta Association on Gerontology presents guest speaker, Dr. Bei Wu.   During this presentation, Dr. Wu will present the recent literature on the prevalence of social isolation and loneliness among older adults in the U.S.; research findings on the impact of social isolation and loneliness on health outcomes; and approaches to decrease social isolation and loneliness.   Please Note: This event is FREE and open to both members and non-members. REGISTER NOW! Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 29th @ 4…

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October 2021

AgeTech Innovation Week

Monday, October 4, 2021 - Friday, October 8, 2021
ONLINE
Free

AgeTech Innovation Week is a unique virtual event for anyone with an interest in technology-based solutions that support older adults and caregivers.   Hosted by AGE-WELL, this free, must-attend week features curated public panels, workshops, networking opportunities and catalytic conversations that connect people and create change.   See the PROGRAM and SPEAKERS.   REGISTER NOW!  

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CAG2021, Hindsight 20/20: Looking Back for a Vision Forward in Gerontology

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Canadian Association on Gerontology presents: CAG2021 Hindsight 20/20: Looking Back for a Vision Forward in Gerontology 50th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting October 21-23, 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada …with backup plans for a virtual conference! Conference Chair: Dr. Brad Meisner, York University   CAG2021 is an excellent opportunity to showcase your organization to over 500 stakeholders in the field of aging from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds. Consider hosting a preconference event or a sponsored symposium/workshop, become a conference sponsor, or…

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THE 32nd VIRTUAL ANNUAL PALLIATIVE EDUCATION & RESEARCH DAY

Monday, October 25, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ONLINE
$22.23

The 2021 theme is My Grief - Your Grief – Our Grief: Grieving Together in Times of Loss. Covenant Health is proud to continually support and provide delegates with the opportunity to gather, share experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues representing many disciplines from all over Alberta, nationally and now internationally with our online platform again this year.   The registration fee is $20 + service charges.  This will give you access to the live presentations, and additional website content. …

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February 2022

The Impacts of Ageism on Canadian Society

Thursday, February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ONLINE
Free

Join us for this FREE webinar from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 17th with Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Department Head of Medicine, University of Calgary.   Dr. Holroyd-Leduc will discuss some of the issues that Canada will face as our population continues to age. She will highlight how ageism in Canadian society is hindering our ability to prepare for these changes and impacts.   Dr. Holroyd-Leduc is an academic geriatrician and Professor within the departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences. She is the…

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May 2022

Webinar: Transforming to Integrated Community-Based Services for Older Albertans

Wednesday, May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
ONLINE
Free
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REGISTER NOW for the second FREE webinar of the Futures Policy Forum: Transforming to Integrated Community-Based Services for Older Albertans Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Comprehensive models of aging in place and healthy aging point to the importance of integrating and connecting traditional health services with the health promotion and prevention programming offered through community-based seniors’ services. Guest speakers in this webinar on integrating health and community services include: Dr. Marie Anne Essam MB BS MRCGP…

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Ageism and the Media – Webinar

Monday, May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ONLINE
Free
Ageism and the Media Webinar

THIRD ACTion Film Festival The AAG Calgary Chapter welcomes Mitzi Murray, Executive Director of the THIRD ACTion Film Festival presenting the webinar: Ageism & the Media We will explore the power of media in shaping societal and individual perceptions, emotions, and attitudes on aging. This will be an interactive talk with several short films shown.   Date: Monday, May 9, 2022 Time: 5:30-7:00pm MT Location: Zoom Please note that this webinar will not be recorded. REGISTER NOW! Download the Webinar…

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Caregivers Together 2022

Thursday, May 12 - Saturday, May 14
ONLINE
Caregivers Alberta Spring Conference

Registration is now open! We invite you to join Caregivers Alberta this May-National Family Caregiver Awareness Month—for a first-ever, provincial caregivers conference. REGISTER NOW! Caregivers Alberta is proud to offer you Caregivers Together 2022, taking place virtually this year May 12, 13 and 14. What will you get out of Caregivers Together 2022? Informative keynote by Andre Picard: renowned health writer Inspiring Cameo by Jann Arden Enjoy two days of relevant workshops, speakers and networking that end by 2 p.m.…

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